• 4-star,  M/M,  Not my kind of smut,  Romance,  Sweet sweeter sweetest

    Grumpy Bear (Bear Camp #1) by Slade James

    Release Date: January 28th This is an honest to God gem! I can’t remember the last time I was so pleasantly surprised by a book. Not only is Grumpy Bear a super sweet story that gave me all the warm fuzzies, but it’s also extremely well written. And the detail and authentic feel of the story setting was damn impressive. This is an M/M, sunshine-grump, hurt-comfort, hairy Bear kind of romance. And yes, it is a romance even if the title and blurb might imply something smuttier … such as orgies in the woods. Synopsis: Coleman Sawyer is the epitome of a grumpy Bear. He’s also the owner of a…

  • DNF - Did not finish,  M/M,  Not my kind of smut

    Totally Trucked (The Men of Bear Springs #1) by BJ Blakely

    First off, I need to say that this wasn’t my kind of read. At all. When reading the blurb, I thought it sounded interesting, but I quickly discovered where me limits were. But I don’t judge. To each their own and all that. And I’m certain there are tons of people who’d think Totally Trucked is hot as hell. Unfortunately, I didn’t though. So I’m obviously not the target reader of this story. Anyways. This is about Jax the trucker, and Logan the twink who works at a truck stop diner. And these guys meet through a glory-hole in a public restroom. It’s dirty. In every sense of the word.…

  • 4-star,  Entertaining,  M/M,  Paranormal,  Romance,  Shifter,  Suspense

    Soulmates by Liv Rancourt

    Release date: January 14th This story was definitely a grower. It took a while, but the more I read, the more intrigued and delighted I became. Also, it’s probably the most believably organic formation of a threesome I’ve ever encountered. Kudos to Rancourt! Synopsis: Trajan is a 175 year old vampire on the verge of committing suicide by sun due to grief over his dead lover Connor. But when he is tasked by his sire to keep a young alpha werewolf safe for a week, he’s instantly distracted from his dark thoughts. Not only is David an outrageous and unapologetic twink just looking for some fun, but almost as soon…

  • 4-star,  Delicious smut,  Entertaining,  M/M,  Sci-Fi,  Sweet sweeter sweetest

    Acquainted With the Night by Lesli Richardson

    This book was a bit of a mind-f***. And I’m super conflicted as to whether it’s brilliant or just seedy. What I am sure about, though, is that it’s not for everyone. Because it’s basically gay, alien porn, and yet, it’s… not. Sure, there’s more or less non-stop boning throughout the book but it’s also kind of sweet. And I cried rivers at the end. So you see, tricky. Synopsis: Dale was drafted to fight in the war against the alien Algonquans. When he’s captured he has no idea what to expect. However, he soon realize that nothing that the Earth government has told him about the Algonquans are true.…

  • 5-star reads,  Delicious smut,  M/M,  Paranormal,  Romance,  Sweet sweeter sweetest

    Heat for Sale by Blake Moreno (a.k.a. Leta Blake)

    Wowza! This was a super steamy, omegaverse story with all that juicy goodness A/B/O reads usually contains; heats (obviously), knotting, mpreg, insatiable lust, and some interesting hormonal aspects of alpha and omega biology. Dominant alphas and submissive omegas are HOT. M/M erotica at its best. Just awesome. Synopsis: Adrien is an omega about to start his first heat, and without a family to help or the finances to manage on his own, he does what most other omegas do – he offers up his virgin heat in an online auction. Heath is an older, wealthy alpha who lost the love of his life many years ago. But when he discovers…

  • 5-star reads,  M/M,  Romance,  Sweet sweeter sweetest

    Roommate by Sarina Bowen

    Release date: January 12th Oh my lordt I loved this book so much! It’s heartbreaking and beautiful. And there’s such a homey, incredibly friendly, inclusive and cozy feeling to this whole story I just want to move to Vermont right now! I cried, and cried some more, and then I got all warm and fuzzy and even though this is in fact NOT a True North book – it’s a standalone dammit – it’s now my favourite of all Bowen’s books taking place in the True North universe. I’m still on a reading-high (and also slightly red-eyed from happy-crying in the end) and I just can’t recommend this book enough!…

  • 4-star,  Delicious smut,  M/M,  Romance

    Change of Course (Change of Hearts #3) by Sierra Hill

    Release date: January 13th This read was hot! Lots of sexual tension and sizzle, and lots of NSFW shenanigans. It’s an M/M, professor-student, slight age-gap (it’s actually only a 7 year gap, but it appears bigger due to the guys’ different circumstances) romance with just a tiny bit of daddy-kink thrown in. And it was simply delicious. I usually cringe from reading the word daddy in a sexual context, but somehow it really worked here. Synopsis: Kyler is an art-student. Super talented, estranged from his family, and trying to make ends meet by tending bar and dancing at a gay club. He’s also been burned and don’t want to ever…

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  • 4-star,  Delicious smut,  M/M,  Paranormal

    Precious by Roe Horvat

    Right. This one escalated quickly. But then, it’s porn, so maybe that’s why. It’s labelled as erotica, but tomato, tamaahto… Precious is, more specifically, M/M, omegaverse erotica which allows for some interesting modifications of such minor details as stamina, size and anatomy in general. This book is basically non-stop fucking. However, there is a thin thread of a storyline to bind all the fuck-sessions together. The story goes something like this; Travis, who’s an alpha, is spending some time at his family’s secluded cabin. He finds a young, unconscious man who’s suffering from hypothermia and he brings him home to his cabin. As it turns out, the young man –…

  • 4-star,  M/M,  Romance,  Suspense

    The Mystery of Nevermore (Snow and Winter #1) by C.S. Poe

    I really enjoyed this mystery novel. Yes, it has obvious similarities to Josh Lanyon’s Adrien English series – which I love – but I won’t speculate in whether this is a rip-off or actually an ode to Lanyon’s writing. Though I’m leaning towards the latter since the book was dedicated to a Josh. Anyways. This is a super cosy mystery set in a snowy and Christmas-y New York. Well sure, there are a few murders, but strangely enough it’s still really charming and sweet. With some steamy hot shenanigans. Synopsis: Sebastian Snow is an antiques dealer with his own little shop. When he finds a rotting heart hidden beneath the…

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  • 4-star,  Entertaining,  M/M,  Paranormal,  Romance

    One Bite With A Vampire (A Hidden Species Novel) by Louisa Masters

    Release Date: January 14th One Bite With A Vampire is an M/M, supernatural, contemporary rom-com. And this story has all the humour and all the laughs. Just like I expected after the amazing and hilarious start of the series, Demons Do It Better. It’s totally inappropriate and probably juvenile, but who doesn’t laugh at jokes about balls? Seriously! Synopsis: This is the story about Noah, the (human) guy who got saved from the crazy scientists at the end of DDIB. And about Andrew the ancient – but still smoking hot – vampire. Noah’s been through a lot, suffers from PTSD and is terrified of loosing control or letting anybody close.…

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